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in connecticut. ktvu's john sasaki just arrived there tonight. we'll be joining him live at 10:45. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> new at 10:00, a memorial to remember a concord man killed while ridding his skateboard a week ago. a candlelight vigil was held on monument boulevard and henderson road. hickerson was riding on the crosswalk when he was hit by an suv last friday afternoon. >> he was a person that if you knew him you would immediately want to hang out with him a lot more. and i know that everyone here is going to miss him. >> re
continues after the break. we'll talk to our john sasaki who is now there in a live report. >>> plus talking to your kids about tragedy. what you need to figure out first. >> chief meteorologist bill martin is working on our complete bay area forecast. he's back with when we could see more wet weather. >> [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> continuing coverage now of the shooting in connecticut with photos taken today at sandy hook elementary. here we have a picture to show you i believe it's of a woman here on the phone she's reportedly trying to find information about her sister who's a teacher at the school. in this next photograph i expect to show you a young girl who is seen comforting a little boy just outside the school. she's putting her arms around him. this man behind officers was grieving. this final picture shows you th
remembered pearl hobber. ktvu's john sasaki talked with two survivors. >> reporter: it was an early day. they hosted their ceremony and marked the moment when japan attacked. the memories are still fresh for the men who were there. >> i felt six torpedoes. tore a big hole. >> reporter: he was in the coast guard that day and saw the planes. >> one flu right over me, 200 feet above me. i could count the rivets on the plane. >> reporter: 71 years alater he feels guilty he gets honored for surviving. >> when all these other guys are getting killed and wounded and here i am, happy go lucky, nothing happened to me. >> reporter: he hopes it will prompt people to strive better for more than war. >> everybody loses and you are losing the youth of your country. >> reporter: the light here had been in use for navigation till the day after pearl harbor. now it is turned on once a year to honor those who were lost. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a panel of pain specialists recommended against approving a stronger version of a powerful pain killer. the food and drug administration asked a new
the bay area remembered pearl hobber. ktvu's john sasaki talked with two survivors. >> reporter: it was an early day. they hosted their ceremony and marked the moment when japan attacked. the memories are still fresh for the men who were there. >> i felt six torpedoes. tore a big hole. >> reporter: he was in the coast guard that day and saw the planes. >> one flu right over me, 200 feet above me. i could count the rivets on the plane. >> reporter: 71 years alater he feels guilty he gets honored for surviving. >> when all these other guys are getting killed and wounded and here i am, happy go lucky, nothing happened to me. >> reporter: he hopes it will prompt people to strive better for more than war. >> everybody loses and you are losing the youth of your country. >> reporter: the light here had been in use for navigation till the day after pearl harbor. now it is turned on once a year to honor those who were lost. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a panel of pain specialists recommended against approving a stronger version of a powerful pain killer. the food and drug admini
. john sasaki is at the grand hyatt where city supervisors joined workers. >> this is the newly renovated grand hyatt hotel. but the new look could not cover up a long time dispute between the hotel and its workers. outside, protesters shouted someone like me. >> we need someone on the board besides all these rich people. >> so it's one for them and the board of director they will know how hard these people work. >> reporter: this hotel has been overgoing a renovation now it's a matter of nailing down a contract with workers. >> we have not gotten a raise in three years. everything is going up, the gas, rent, food everything is going up but our paychecks. >> we wanted to convince them to come back to the table and allow us to give their employees. >> the workers in nonunion hotels. >> there are signs outside that shows the grand hyatt was voted the best place to work. david campos played off that statement. >> if you are the ceo it's probably the best place to work, but if you're one of those workers you have to work 170 years to get what the ceo makes in one year. >> reporter: live in sa
be a san francisco police officer driving a lamborghini. john sasaki shows us the video, and the angry reaction. >> reporter: the broadway tunnel that connects san francisco's chinatown, and russian hill neighborhood has a speed limit of 35 miles per hour. >> here we go. >> reporter: this video posted to the facebook page of police sergeant carl tees is entitled broadway tunnel, 100 miles per hour. and included a comment saying everyone was drunk at the time. you never see the officer's face, nor can you tell how fast the lamborghini was going. >> i think no matter who was driving, it's offensive to our city. they're investigating internally who it was. >> reporter: supervisor david chew represents district 3, which is the tunnel. >> this is dangerous, and inappropriate behavior. we can't have folks going 100 miles per hour through the broadway tunnel. >> reporter: the posting has since been removed, and he said they weren't drunk or going 100 miles per hour. and that he was neither driving or shooting the video. i confirmed that he did have access to an orange lamborghini, but not a c
president about the video. his reaction? an exasperated look on his face. john is a khaki, -- john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> phillip tong is accused of stealing from the bank of america in the richmond district. they tracked him down from a finger print on a note handed to the teller. >>> new information tonight about a single car accident that happened yesterday in santa clara county. investigators identified the driver as 54-year-old gregory salter. they say he died as a result of blunt forced injuries. he was driving a pickup truck that plunged off mount hamilton road in a rural area of eastern santa clara county. investigators say he was a state maintenance employee. >>> the california public utilities commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone. considering adding a 628 area code, because all of the available numbers in the 415 area code will be used up by october of 2015. the commission can either divide the 415 area into two parts, forcing some residents to switch area codes, or assign the new 628 area code only
herself in front of them to shield them from the gunfire. we have team coverage. we begin with john sasaki. >> this community is bustling on a saturday night but with heavy hearts. that's how it's been all day. >> it felt so unreal. to think that those poor childre something like this coming. and those parents who now have to live without their children. it's too much. >> reporter: beyond the schoolh is so profoundly impacted, some people nearby also witnessed the devastation. >> we came around the corner of the fire house, two little boys, one screaming hysterically, and the other one telling him "stop, stop." >> reporter: she says this tragedy would forever change her fond memories of being a student at sandy hook elementary. >> i remember the school as a happy harmonious, safe place and it's been taken away. >> reporter: help as been pouring in to the area from across the state, including from hartford where crisis responders know violence all too well. is >> we want to pour our love in and say this could have been our children. this could have been anybody's children. >> serious menta
coverage tonight. we begin in connecticut, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowe
, with ktvu's john sasaki, on how that town is remembering its young victims. >> reporter: it is now 1:00 a.m. it is raining here. and yet there are still people here at the memorial at the base of the sandy hook christmas tree. this memorial has grown exponentially in the last few days. at the memorial, we met some sandy hook firefighters. >> we had a meeting, to talk through what we've seen. this helped. we came away feeling well. >> reporter: he said they are deeply moved by the show of support. >> i think at the end, we'll be stronger and grow as a community. >> reporter: two of the victims, the firefighters tried to help were laid to rest today. hundreds of people came together at the funeral home in newtown to say goodbye to 6- year-old football player, wrestler, and skier, jack pinto. >> it was real sad. >> reporter: flowers are in heavy demand this week for funerals and the many memorials that have popped up around town. this is alice's floorist in nearby bethel. >> you want to be able to help people at a time like this. i feel the flowers do comfort people. but this is so overwhel
to sandy hook. live in sandy hook, connecticut i'm john sasaki. >> sandy hook teacher katelyn is being created with helping save the lives of her 14 students. her mother is speaking out about what he did to keep them safe. >> she told all the kids to get in the bathroom. she shut her door. she turned off the lights. she tried to block the bathroom door a little bit. and she just stayed in there and asked them to be quiet. she had to do this to save herself and those kids. >> the 29-year-old teacher did not let anyone out of that bathroom until police slid their badges underneath the door to identify themselves. throughout the newscast we will pay attribute to the lives lost in newton. you will see photos of teachers, staff, and students. lives lost but not forgotten. >> the bay area has opened their hearts for the victims of the newtown. allie rasmus joins us from st. mary's cathedral. >> reporter: that national tragedy will with be a topic of discussion across the bay area. we are outside st. mary's cathedral in san francisco just about five minutes ago they opened the doors for a sma
of that parole, nonetheless some choose to cut those devices off. in fact, as ktvu's john sasaki reports of almost 1200 at-large offenders violating the tracker mandate, almost a thousand are sex-offenders, and could be in or close to your neighborhood. >> reporter: this page from the department of correction's website may come as a surprise, updated daily shows at-large parolees who bailed on the state's gps monitoring system including many sex-offenders from bay area counties, such as ronny cook from santa clara guilty of sexual battery and this man guilty of child moisturation. >> if you are a sex offender on the loose you are still being looked for. >> reporter: ktvu obtained this whistle- blower letter and sounding the alarm of those who disabled their anklets and could be leaving near minors all in violation of their parole and no one is looking for them. >> you take your ankle monitor off, that is supposed to be the big tool-senate bill 109 was the realignment bill that changed the way the california prison system operates and some argue has removed the ability of state to retur
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